Back in the olden days, houses were constructed with hefty foundations and in areas where airflow was required, high stilts (eg. The Queenslander style) formed an airy, high and usable cavity where fresh breezes circulated. Old-fashioned idea, but now, it is being seen as a very practical design not just in Australia but all over […]
I know at times we get caught out without our reusable bottles, or you may be trying to cut back on buying bottled water altogether and just starting a plastic free journey but really we need to be more aware especially now that the Environment Working Group have released their findings about what’s in your […]
All too often these days kids’ birthday parties are stressful exercises in one-upmanship, self indulgence and the spreading of bad food and junk amongst a group of kids put together for political reasons rather than friendship. There! I’ve said it. I don’t actually like normal birthday parties for kids.
We live in a world of seemingly unfair contrasts. While part is peopled with chubby, obese well-fed and overfed humans who moan if their burger has been made with the wrong special sauce, there are still many places where thin is not just beautiful but an imposed necessity. These people have nothing to eat.